System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones

ProcedureHow to Apply a Patch to the Global Zone and All Non-Global Zones

You must be the global administrator in the global zone to perform this procedure.

Also see Solaris 10 10/09: Zones Parallel Patching to Reduce Patching Time and Solaris 10 10/09: How to Patch Non-Global Zones in Parallel.

  1. Become superuser, or assume the Primary Administrator role.

    To create the role and assign the role to a user, see Using the Solaris Management Tools With RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Execute the patchadd command followed by the patch ID.

    global# patchadd patch_id